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The 3rd International Symposium on Linguistic Patterns in Spontaneous Speech (LPSS 2019)
Speech communication: Technology, learning, and pathology
November 21-22, 2019
2nd Conference Room (3F), Humanities and Social Sciences Building, Academia Sinica

Program

Thursday, 21 November 2019

08:30~09:00

Registration

09:00~09:15

Opening ceremony

09:15~10:35

Invited speech I: Kelly Davis (Mozilla)
Free(ing) Speech: Collection, Validation, and Recognition
Chair: Berlin Chen (National Taiwan Normal University)

10:35~11:00

Coffee break

Session 1: NINJAL/ILAS speech corpora
Chair: Kikuo Maekawa (National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics)

11:00~11:30

Speech corpora in NINJAL, Japan
Demonstration of corpus concordance systems: Chunagon and Kotonoha
Hanae Koiso, Masayuki Asahara and Salvatore Carlino
(National Institute for Japanese language and Linguistics)

11:30~12:00 ILAS Chinese spoken language resources
Shu-Chuan Tseng (Academia Sinica)

12:00~13:30

Lunch

Session 2: Fillers
Chair: Kawai Chui (National Cheng Chi University)

13:30~13:55 A comparison of filled pauses in scripted and non-scripted spontaneous speech
Ralph L. Rose

13:55~14:20

Comparison of factors related to probabilities of three filler types, “ee”, “anoo” and “maa” in informal presentation speeches in Japanese
Michiko Watanabe and Yuma Shirahata

14:20~14:45

How social settings affect our language and interaction: A case of fillers
Yasuharu Den

Session 3: Poster presentations
Chair: Jane S. Tsay (National Chung Cheng University)

14:45~14:55

Automatic detection of fillers in Mandarin conversational speech
Yeh-Sheng Lin, Hen-Hsen Huang, Shu-Chuan Tseng and Hsin-Hsi Chen

14:55~15:05

A corpus-based analysis of the functions of “kedo utterances” related to topic management
Xing Yan and Yasuharu Den

15:05~15:15

Towards distributed representations of building blocks of talk-in-interaction: A data-driven, frame-based method to describe discourse-interactional properties of the janwai construction in Cantonese Chinese talk
Andreas Liesenfeld

15:15~15:25

Treatment of some special syllable structures in Mongolian speech database
Yurong and Ken’ya Nishikawa

15:25~15:35

An exploratory study on prosodic features between syllables within words in a Mandarin-speaking preschooler: A case study
Yi-Ting Tsai and Li-Li Yeh

15:35~16:00

Coffee break

16:00~17:20

Invited speech II: Satoshi Imaizumi (University of Tokyo Health Sciences)
Speech Patterns of Children with Neuro-developmental Disorders
Chair: Hung-Ching Lin (Mackay Medical College)

17:40~19:30

Conference dinner

Friday, 22 November 2019

09:15~10:35

Invited speech III: Charles Yang (University of Pennsylvania)
The Role of the Lexicon in Phonological Acquisition and Change
Chair: Chin-Chin Tseng (National Taiwan Normal University)

10:35~11:00

Coffee break

Session 4: Prosodic-phonetic characteristics
Chair: Grace Chen-Hsiu Kuo (National Taiwan University)

11:00~11:25

Quantifying and correlating rhythm formants in speech
Dafydd Gibbon and Peng Li

11:25~11:50 Prosodic diversity according to relationship among participants in everyday Japanese conversation
Yuichi Ishimoto and Hanae Koiso
11:50~12:15 A cross-language study of VOT and F0 of stop consonants in six languages
Katsumasa Shimizu

12:15~13:30

Lunch

Session 5: Discussion session

13:30~14:50

Kelly Davis (Room 525)
Chair: Yi-Fen Liu
(Feng Chia University)

Satoshi Imaizumi (Room 519)
Chair: Li-Li Yeh
(Mackay Medical College)
Charles Yang (Room 702)
Chair: Alvin C.-H. Chen (National Taiwan Normal University)

14:50~15:10

Coffee break

Session 6: Data projects
Chair: Ho-Hsien Pan (National Chiao Tung University)

15:10~15:35 Development of a large-scale Taiwanese Min speech corpus for improving human-computer interaction
Yuan-Fu Liao, Hui-Ju Hsu, Un-Gian Iunn, Chun-Yuan Cheng, Jane S. Tsay, Le-Kun Tan and Yung-Hsiang Shawn Chang

15:35~16:00

Spontaneous speech elicitation for large speech corpus in multilingual Singapore
Ying Ying Tan

16:00~16:25

Should we use movie subtitles to study linguistic patterns of conversational speech? A study based on French, English and Taiwan Mandarin
Laurent Prévot, Pierre Magistry and Pierre Lison

16:30~17:50

                  Panel discussion: Interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation
                               Chairs: Kikuo Maekawa and Shu-Chuan Tseng
Panelists:
Miao-chin Chiu (Tunghai University)
Yuichi Ishimoto (National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics)
Ying-Hui Lai (National Yang-Ming University)
Shu-chen Sherry Ou (National Sun Yat-sen University)
Michiko Watanabe (National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics)
Li-Li Yeh (Mackay Medical College)

17:50~18:00

Closing

 

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